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Environmental Release Report: HARDY County, WV
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in HARDY County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    Rank counties in WEST VIRGINIA or facilities in HARDY County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *Note: These rankings are based on chemical releases and transfers reported by industrial facilities to the Toxics Release Inventory, and do not take into account major sources of pollution or toxic chemicals that are not covered by TRI.

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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for HARDY County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 34,480
    Suspected Carcinogens 7,360
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 839,175 143,023
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 305,987
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 756,329
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 41,834
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 487,239
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,062,316
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,097,029
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,097,029
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 6
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 804,456
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,097,023
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,097,023

    *Note: Some chemicals are associated with more than one health effect, so their release may be counted multiple times in this table. Therefore, it is not appropriate to sum releases sorted by health effect. Total reported releases to air and water are provided in the data summary below.
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  • What We Don't Know About Chemical Safety and Harm
  • Air Releases
    6 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    218 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    5 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    172 TRI chemicals released to water in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
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  • TRI Data Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    1988 715,808 11,200 0 0 727,008 193,691 NA
    1989 869,575 30 0 0 869,605 186,384 NA
    1990 956,494 900 0 0 957,394 0 NA
    1991 850,690 0 0 0 850,690 230,161 1,092,269
    1992 1,128,645 0 0 0 1,128,645 131,155 1,310,038
    1993 1,258,558 0 1,939 0 1,260,497 102,295 1,502,910
    1994 1,577,268 0 4,625 0 1,581,893 107,826 1,856,655
    1995 1,512,469 0 18,605 0 1,531,074 132,106 1,835,195
    1996 1,268,371 0 20,465 0 1,288,836 96,231 1,558,618
    1997 932,606 0 20,000 0 952,606 221,120 1,172,446
    1998 780,286 5 0 0 780,291 120,958 1,066,045
    1999 1,020,805 37,918 46,556 0 1,105,279 77,934 1,206,576
    2000 1,077,556 860,922 1,762 0 1,940,240 49,760 3,849,113
    2001 1,041,165 134,801 3,696 0 1,179,662 35,018 6,010,410
    2002 1,097,029 143,023 0 0 1,240,052 22,932 2,789,090
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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